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The United States is the only industrialized nation without a national paid leave policy
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We’ve certainly come a long way in the paid leave debate. For the first time, Democrats and Republicans believe there are enough benefits to paid leave that government should play a role.
Just how much time should be covered will be the subject of political debate in the weeks and months ahead.